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Geno Smith answers questions at training camp (credit: Chris Lopresti/WFAN)

Art Or Football? Decision Turns Out OK For Geno Smith

Smith’s brothers still have his favorite piece of artwork hanging on the wall of their mother’s home. It could be worth a pretty penny someday. For now, its value is solely sentimental.

08/01/2013

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Syracuse Plows Through WVU And Snow To Win Pinstripe Bowl 38-14

The Orange bid a snow-covered farewell to the Big East with a 38-14 victory over West Virginia in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday.

12/29/2012

Photo: Tom Kaminski

Syracuse LB Marquis Spruill To Sit Some Of Pinstripe Bowl

Starting linebacker Marquis Spruill will not play “a significant portion” of the Pinstripe Bowl against West Virginia after he was arrested this month.

12/22/2012

Steve Slaton (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) and Kahlil Bell. (Photo by NFL Photos)

Report: Jets Working Out RBs Slaton, Bell

According to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com, the New York Jets are working out free agent running backs Steve Slaton and Kahlil Bell.

11/13/2012

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Big East Conference Wants To Add A 14th School For The Football Season

Big East Commissioner Mike Aresco says the conference wants to add a 14th member for football, and is planning to have a championship game after next season.

09/01/2012

Head coach Jim Calhoun of the Connecticut Huskies  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Calhoun Looking Forward To Seeing These Huskies Write Their Own Script

Not many people expect UConn to beat the Orange today, just like no one expected the Huskies to beat top seeded Pitt last year in the same game, at the same time, on the same day, in the same tournament. Is history repeating itself?

03/08/2012

Worrel Clahar of DePaul attempts a shot against Alex Oriakhi of UConn. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

UConn Breezes Past DePaul In Big East Tournament Opener

Jeremy Lamb scored 25 points and Ryan Boatright added 19 to lead Connecticut to an 81-67 victory over DePaul on Tuesday in the opening round of the Big East Tournament.

03/06/2012

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Syracuse Holds Off West Virginia 63-61

Brandon Triche had 18 points, including a pair of free throws that broke the final tie with 88 seconds left, and No. 3 Syracuse beat West Virginia 63-61 on Saturday.

WFAN–01/28/2012

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates during their 69-62 win over the Louisville Cardinals at Rupp Arena. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Some people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch “MKG” play, it’s tough not to see why he’s more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.

WFAN–01/02/2012

John Calipari (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

The annual showdown between hated rivals Louisville and Kentucky comes at high noon on New Year’s Eve on the heels of the Cardinals’ Big East opening game loss at home to Georgetown.

12/30/2011

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Dyer: Rutgers Out To Prove They’re For Real

If Rutgers hopes to once again live up to being a part of the national conversation, a win over the Mountaineers is imperative.

WFAN–10/27/2011

Brandon Knight

Knight Scores 30, Kentucky Beats West Virginia

Less than 48 hours after his only basket helped the fourth-seeded Wildcats survive their tourney opener against Princeton, Brandon Knight led an 11-0 run coming out of halftime and made six free throws in the final minute to close out a 71-63 victory over fifth-seeded West Virginia.

WFAN–03/19/2011

Deniz Kilicli,, Dane Miller

West Virginia Beat Rutgers 65-54

Playing defense and rebounding are another story and the Mountaineers rode those facets to a 65-54 win over Rutgers on Sunday.

WFAN–02/27/2011

Ryan Clarke scores a TD

West Virginia Beats Rutgers For Share Of Big East Title

Geno Smith threw for a career-high 352 yards, Ryan Clarke had three short touchdown runs and No. 23 West Virginia overcame turnover problems to beat Rutgers 35-14 on Saturday and clinch at least a share of the Big East title.

WFAN–12/04/2010

Najee Goode, Ryan Nassib

Syracuse Shocks West Virginia

Syracuse’s defense came up big to give second-year coach Doug Marrone a signature win in a turnaround season.

WFAN–10/23/2010